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Nidah Spa Glitters with Gold



Exclusive spa is one of few in the U.S. to offer exotic gold-infused treatments


            SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO (January 2013) . . . . . Precious gemstones and semi-precious ingredients, once thought to be associated only amongst the wealthy or royalty, are no longer aligned with fairytale wishes or champagne dreams. The magical properties and healing techniques of such elements were the inspiration behind two signature treatments at Nidah Spa, the award-winning spa located within the Eldorado Hotel & Spa.


Paying tribute to its namesake "El Dorado" the Lost City of Gold, Nidah Spa features two, exclusive gold treatments on its menu, the Spun Gold Massage and Gold Facial. The full-service spa is one of only a handful of spas in the United States that offers gold-based spa or facial treatments.


The Spun Gold Massage is an 80 minute treatment that begins with a lymphatic dry brushing of the body to exfoliate and increase circulation. Hot stones are then laid out on the back, arms and legs. Once the stones are removed a Swedish body massage is performed for relaxation. Chakra stones are then placed with intention, on the heart, stomach, throat and forehead. 24 karat gold infused oil is used for the décolleté/shoulders and arms in a sweep to finish.   Price for the Spun Gold Massage is $180.


Throughout history, gold has been recognized for its luxurious and beautifying properties. Historians have long maintained that Cleopatra used pure gold as a tool to maintain youthful skin by reportedly sleeping in a gold mask every night. Nidah Spa's Gold Facial is an 80 minute treatment that utilizes a 24 karat gold-infused collagen mask, in addition to a gold aqua cleansing foam and gold revitalizers. The negative ions of the gold help to break down the skin's barrier to allow for deep penetration of the products. The 24 karat Gold Facial reduces and improves the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, ultimately tightening and brightening the skin and allowing for deep hydration. Cost for the Gold Facial is $275.


For reservations, a list of services or further information, click on Nidah Spa or call 1-800-955-4455.


About Nidah Spa

Located in Santa Fe at the Eldorado Hotel & Spa, Nidah Spa was inspired by the ancient healing techniques of the people of the region's pueblos as well as by the healing properties of the stones, plants and herbs harvested for centuries in the Santa Fe area. Offering an array of massages, body treatments and facials for both men and women, Nidah Spa features 7 treatment rooms, a relaxation lounge, full-service beauty salon with hair, make-up and nail services, and a spa boutique. Nidah Spa is open daily. For information on treatments, hours of operation or gift cards, visit or call the spa directly at (505) - 995-4535. 


Carol Baetzel
Carol Baetzel Public Relations